A Halloween horror story, with recipes:
Buying a chicken directly from the farm leads to a ghastly surprise.
Capellini with cockle clams and lemon butter sauce.
I've longed for some heavy le creuset in vibrant colors... perhaps this should be my excuse... the 2.75-qt oval french oven ones are only 79$ from 130$ !
The Challengers: Le Creuset Moroccan Tagine vs. Emile Henry Flame Top Tagine
Who needs a sauce when you have smoky, caramelized, grilled Valencia orange halves to squeeze over the flank steak you just grilled.
I love kitchen gadgets/ items and this is my latest find: a main a sel -a hand for salt.
Tortilla de patatas (Spanish potato omelet) gets a twist with fresh baby leeks from my garden.
Chickadee Egg Cup - A cheeky carrier for soft boiled eggs, yellow-footed stoneware
Dark Chocolate Brownies with Fleur de Sel
lots of pretty (and delicious!) things were on the table at eleven madison park
Strawberry gazpacho with guancale and tiger prawns. An intriguing combination.
Baked Plum Pudding
the latest trend in LA restaurants and bars - gelled cocktails, but these aren't your frat house jello shots
So many ways to make a Banoffee Pie!
Lovely Whisky Torte Ice Cream Cake - Granada, Spain.
Do you dare try the Stilton? What about the Roquefort? The Seattle Cheese Festival features over 200 varieties of cheese to sample.
For low cost gift ideas that are all about your packaging skills... how about some no-bake baking gifts? Like your best secret cookie recipe in a jar? Or you can just buy neiman marcus'
Brioche Banana Pudding with Bailey's Caramel Cream - a decadent, yet simple dessert combining lovely flavors. You'll find everything you need in your pantry!
The best part of going to a boba cafe is getting a crispy popcorn chicken dusted with spices and basil. And a nice glass of tea too, of course.
Dried wolfberries/goji berries--a Chinese ingredient that adds a nice sweet flavor to many meat and poultry dishes...
Chicken Adobo: an easy and delicious dish to prepare as an introduction to Filipino food.
Red Bell Pepper Soup with a dash of maple syrup and cayenne pepper - perfect for cooler Fall days!
"I Am Not A Papercup" ~ Double walled porcelain cup with silicone top. eco-friendly and reusable. dishwasher safe. by Decor Craft Inc.
Homemade Ricotta. Who'd have thought that curdling milk could be so satisfying?
Fresh figs make delicious Sorbet. From start to finish in 15 minutes!
Now you can get drunk on water....I mean...Smirnoff's new "malt beverage" - I didn't know beer was clear!!!
Playing with my roundup toy (and introducing our Randomizer - beta)... here are the top 16 of 24 posts that were popular this last week!
Juicy stuffed peaches
Vegetarian Thai Inspired Meal with Fairy Tale Eggplant, Green Beans and Red Curry Tofu
Spaghetti squash with pumpkin seed pesto - who knew squash on squash could taste so good?
Today design*sponge goes in the kitchen with artist Matte Stephens ~ to make his ooey gooey chocolate cakes!
Stir Fried Roast Pork. Chinese style roasted pork stir fried with loads of chopped garlic and caramelised with dark soy sauce and sugar.
Is purple the new green??
Spaghetti with Red Clam Sauce. I love cream, but at half the calories and all the flavor, this red sauce is tough to beat. And, yes, the anchovies are the real secret!